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  1. Globalizing Japan

    Ethnography of the Japanese presence in Asia, Europe, and America

    By Harumi Befu, Sylvie Guichard-Anguis

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Globalizing Japan explores the social and cultural dimensions of Japan's global presence. Japan's expansion and presence as an economic giant is witnessed on an everyday basis. Both consciously and unconsciously, we regularly come into contact with Japan's industrial and cultural globalization,...

    Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Britain and Japan

    Biographical Portraits, Vol. IV

    Edited by Hugh Cortazzi

    Series: Japan Library

    The continuing success of this series, highly regarded by scholars and the general reader alike, has prompted The Japan Society to commission this fourth volume, devoted as before to the lives of key people, both British and Japanese, who have made significant contributions to the development of...

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Japan's Modern Theatre

    A Century of Change and Continuity

    By Brian Powell

    Series: Japan Library

    This book endeavours to unravel the complicated skeins of Japanese theatre in the modern period and offers an appreciation of the richness of choice of presentational and representational theatre forms.Since the end of world War II there has been continuing but different conflict between the major...

    Published June 26th 2002 by Routledge

  4. The British Press and the Japan-British Exhibition of 1910

    Edited by Hirokichi Mutsu

    The Japan-British exhibition in London, 1910 was the most concerted and systematic attempt by Meiji Japan to explain its traditional society and arts, modern industry and empire, to its most important international ally, Great Britain. This is a facsimile edition of the original book compiled and...

    Published September 20th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Shinto in History

    Ways of the Kami

    By John Breen, Mark Teeuwen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion

    This is the only book to date offering a critical overview of Shinto from early times to the modern era, and evaluating Shinto's place in Japanese religious culture. In recent years, a few books on medieval Shinto have appeared, but none has attempted to depict the broader picture, to examine...

    Published July 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  6. Britain and Japan

    Biographical Portraits, Vol. III

    By J E Hoare, J. E. Hoare

    Series: Japan Library

    The success of the first two volumes in this series has prompted this third volume of 25 further protraits of key personalities, including Natsume Soseki, Thomas Blackiston, Ivan Morris, Admiral Saito and Ozaki Yukio....

    Published October 4th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Japan and Global Migration

    Foreign Workers and the Advent of a Multicultural Society

    By Mike Douglass, Glenda Roberts

    Japan and Global Migration brings together current research on foreign workers and households from a variety of different perspectives. This influx has had a substantial impact on Japan's economic, social and political landscape. The book asks three major questions: whether the recent wave of...

    Published September 15th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Bibliography of Japanese New Religious Movements

    By Peter B Clarke

    Containing some 1500 entries, this new bibliography will be widely welcomed for its comprehensive brief, and for the sub-section profiling principal NRMs convering history, beliefs and practices, main publications, braches worldwide and membership....

    Published April 14th 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Nature of the Japanese State

    Rationality and Rituality

    By Brian J. McVeigh

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Brian J. McVeigh uses a unique anthropological approach to step outside flawed stereotypes of Japanese society and really engage in the current debate over the role of bureaucracy in Japanese politics.To many in the West, Japan appears as a paradox: a rational, high-tech economic superpower and yet...

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge

  10. How the Japanese Learn to Work

    2nd Edition

    By R. P. Dore, Mari Sako

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan is regarded as a world leader in the field of education and training for improved economic performance. Yet success in Japan is often achieved by going against what is regarded as ideal practice elsewhere. This book offers the most comprehensive review available in English of the many facets...

    Published August 12th 1998 by Routledge